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12th Annual Europe Forum

Executive Briefing: 4 October, 2017

Forum: 5-6 October, 2017

Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

Join the annual procurement community gathering for EU procurement professionals centred on business alignment and category leadership.

7th Annual Asia Pacific Forum

Forum: 8-9 November, 2017

The Westin, Singapore

Join 150+ senior level procurement professionals from the Asia Pacific region to delve into topics ranging from the effects of geopolitical change on procurement through to transformation success measurements, and future-proof your procurement function and business.

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Advisory Board

CHAIRMAN

Tom Linton

CPO & SVP Procurement, Flextronics

PL CHAIR

Nandini Basuthakur

Nandini Basuthakur

CEO, Procurement Leaders

Chamariq Jamal

SVP Global Supply Chain - APAC, Estée Lauder

Ramsay Chu

CPO, Rio Tinto

Mark Dady

SVP and CPO, Mondelēz International

Cindy Elliott

VP of Global Strategic Sourcing, The Clorox Company

Eric Espinasse

CPO, Danske Bank

Paula Martinez

Vice President Group Procurement, adidas

Sandro Scharlibbe

Executive Vice President, CPO Brose

Thomas Udesen

Global Head of Procurement, Bayer AG

Eva Andrén

Eva Andrén

Vice President, Head of Group Sourcing, Ericsson

Stockholm, Sweden

What else should you know?
Eva is an experienced senior leader with ability to inspire and motivate multinational organizations and people to take action and drive change to stay competitive in the business. She has extensive experience and knowledge from managing customer projects in tough business situations and is a member of the board of directors at Air Navigation Services Sweden.

Paula Martinez

Paula Martinez

VP Group Procurement, Adidas

offices in Anderlecht, Brussels

What else should you know?
Paula is an avid reader, particularly History and Biographies. Her husband is glad to have some shelf space back now that she has an eBook!

Nandini Basuthakur

Nandini Basuthakur

Chief Executive Officer, Procurement Leaders

Ask me about:
Inspiration behind the WiP community, plans for the future, previous mentoring experience

Procurement Leaders HQ, London

Eva Milko

Eva Milko

Managing Director, Americas, Procurement Leaders

Ask me about:
Previous procurement and mentoring experience, WiP action in the US

Denver, Colorado

Lisa Lindsey

Lisa Lindsey

Head of Marketing – Labs, Procurement Leaders

Ask me about:
Feedback from the WiP Community

urement Leaders HQ, London

What else should you know?
Lisa is a keen traveller and her favourite place to date is Hawaii; where she learned to surf, climbed an active volcano and swam with over 100 dolphins.

Catherine Wheelhouse

Catherine Wheelhouse

Content and Community Manager, Procurement Leaders

Ask me about:
Mentoring opportunities

urement Leaders HQ, London

What else should you know?
Cat started her publishing career working on wedding magazines.

Kendal Mott

Kendal Mott

Global Head of Marketing, Procurement Leaders

Ask me about:
The overall WiP programme, WiP networking events

urement Leaders HQ, London

What else should you know?
Kendal loves travelling to Paris. Originally from the US, one of the things that attracted her to London was the 2.5 hour train ride to Paris. Kendal spends 2-3 long weekends in Paris each year – and has started a small Paris travel blog

Kimberley Wadsworth

Kimberley Wadsworth

Executive Assistant, Procurement Leaders

Ask me about:
WiP networking events

urement Leaders HQ, London

What else should you know?
Kim loves to cook, enjoys yoga, motorsport and trips on her motorbike.

Sherina Lewis

Joanna Martinez

Founder, Supply Chain Advisors LLC

Connecticut

What else should you know?
Joanna has navigated her way through 18 corporate mergers/ acquisitions/reorganizations. She’s now writing a book on the topic, with stories on how she forged forward through all the disruption.

Sherina Lewis

Sherina Lewis

Office Manager, Procurement Leaders

Ask me about:
WiP networking events

urement Leaders HQ, London

What else should you know?
Whilst in secondary school, Sherina produced and hosted a live radio show!

Johanne Rossi

Johanne Rossi

CPO, Caltex Australia

Sydney, Australia

What else should you know?
Johanne is a decent tennis player, ran twice the Sydney marathon in recent years and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Plastic Arts from La Sorbonne in Paris.

Philippe Guegnon

Philippe Guegnon

HR Business Partner, Schneider Electric

Where can you find him?
Paris, France

What else should you know?
Philippe believes that gender diversity may be bared by mixed groups of women and men. We must involve men if we want to spread gender diversity through organisations.

Lorenza Schiaffino-Asser

Lorenza Schiaffino-Asser

Head of Content and Production, Events, Procurement Leaders

urement Leaders HQ, London

What else should you know?
A technology research analyst by background, Lorenza’s been delving into all things related to smart cities and the Internet of Everything.

Birgit Dahl

Birgit Dahl

Procurement Manager, Global Content, RELX Group

UK

What else should you know?
Birgit is a German citizen, living and working in the UK for over 4 years. She has 10+ years of experience within the RELX Global Procurement organisation. Her procurement focus is on the RELX Risk business that asks questions such as: How to find the best source and best skill set globally; how to research; how to structure; how to process and how to enrich content?

Sandra Clemens

Sandra Clemens

Head of IT Sourcing & Procurement, Allianz Suisse

Switzerland

What else should you know?
Sandra enjoys spending her time in music production and doing sports such as boxing and weightlifting including competitions in kettlebell lifting.

Josephine Adigwe

Josephine Adigwe

Procurement Coordinator, Novartis Nigeria Ltd

Nigeria

What else should you know?
Josephine loves cooking, travelling and reading novels.

Nina Kivioja

Nina Kivioja

Sourcing Director, UPM

Finland

What else should you know?
Nina spends her leisure time in equestrian and has multicultural views from her time living abroad.

Rebecca Shaw

Rebecca Shaw

Group Procurement Manager – HR, Marketing and Communications, Schroders

UK

What else should you know?
Rebecca started her career at Christie’s art auctioneers following an history of art degree - proof that you don’t have to study procurement to become a procurement professional!

Wanda Jackson-Davis

Wanda Jackson-Davis

VP Supply Chain, ABB

USA

What else should you know?
Wanda is an avid tennis player and kick boxer.

Sarah Cotgreave

Sarah Cotgreave

Deputy Director – Procurement, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Zealand

What else should you know?
Sarah works with governments in developing countries to improve public procurement.

Lori Pengelley

Lori Pengelley

Senior Regional Category Manager - Marketing Procurement, Molson Coors Canada

Toronto, Canada

What else should you know?
Lori has spent her whole career involved in the commercial area on both the Client and Agency side. In addition to her work in procurement, she is a passionate artist and photographer. Lori lives with her husband and two daughters in Toronto, Canada.

Nina Nelms

Nina Nelms

SVP Category Management Executive - HR and Professional Services, Bank of America Corporation

Texas, USA

What else should you know?
Nina is a musician and in her spare time periodically play gigs with various bands in the Austin, Texas area. Nina plays four different instruments!

Denise Schneider

Denise Schneider

Assistant Director, Purchasing and Material Control, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

USA

What else should you know?
Denise is a member of NIGP Governing Board and Chair of the NIGP Member Council

Ekaterina Korolkova

Ekaterina Korolkova

European Procurement Category Manager Logistics, Canon Europa NV

Netherlands

What else should you know?
Ekaterina believes in procurement with passion!

Dawn Jolley

Dawn Jolley

Head of Commercial Services, London Borough of Merton

UK

Christina Taylor

Christina Taylor

Talent & Learning Director – Procurement, Mars Inc

Germany

What else should you know?
Christina is a competitive sailor who participates in inshore and offshore sailing competitions mainly in the Baltic Sea.

Donna Huffman

Donna Huffman

Procurement Excellence Leader, Amcor

ed States

Sara Robles Moreno

Sara Robles Moreno

Global IT Category Manager, Vodafone Procurement Company

Luxembourg

What else should you know?
Sara enjoys traveling and scuba diving in her free time.

Joyce Isiye

Joyce Isiye

Sourcing Manager, Barclays

Kenya

What else should you know?
Joyce is a person of integrity and results driven with a track record of improving/initiating supply chain strategies needed to make an organization more effective in achieving its business goals. Always working to ensure that a company enjoys a competitive edge when compared to their competitors by securing the best quality, price and terms from suppliers. Always delivering results against strategic objectives, whilst working within the organizations core values and beliefs.

Hans Melotte

Hans Melotte

Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Starbucks Coffee Company

Where can you find him?
Seattle, WA

Lyndsey Campbell

Lyndsey Campbell

UK Head of Procurement, URENCO

UK

What else should you know?
Diverse Procurement Leader with experience of mergers and transformations. Lyndsey is passionate about educating teams and business partners to buy better. A keen traveller to warm sunny climates and she enjoys spending most weekends walking in Snowdonia with her family making memories.

Svetlana Lapkina

Svetlana Lapkina

Deputy CEO, Director of Competency Center, NLMK Services LLC

Russia

What else should you know?
Procurement is Svetllana’s passion. Other interests lie in taking a big deep course in psychology to learn transmodality skills, studies Latin dancing and adores travelling.